Why We Celebrate Halloween

By Sam Schwartz

It’s Halloween today, and soon the streets of Edmonds will flood with small children decked out as every form of Disney princess, medieval warrior, wailing ghoul, and mythological creature imaginable. But where did the tradition come from, and why do they ask for candy?

The holiday…

Why American’t Pay for Better Schools

By Alissa Berman

Jemeria Winter runs to her Spanish class every day so she can be the first one there. It isn’t, however, to get a good seat or talk to her friends. She wants a blanket to protect her from freezing Philadelphia winters. Her classrooms walls aren’t insulated because they don’t have the money to keep…